Eighteenth-Century British Erotica: Part II

Eighteenth-Century British Erotica: Part II

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Comprises a variety of topics, from prostitution to flatulence, and paints a picture of the real and imaginative worlds inhabited by the people of eighteenth-century Britain. This title features a volume dedicated to homosexuality. It is intended for students of eighteenth century culture, queer theory, history of sexuality and book history.show more

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  • Hardback | 2072 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 165.1mm | 4,740g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1851967702
  • 9781851967704

Table of contents

Part II Volume 6 Almonds for Parrots: or, A Soft Answer to a Scurrilous Satyr, Call'd, St. James's Park (1708); The Benefit of Farting Explain'd: or, The Fundament-All Cause of the Distempers Incident to the Fair Sex, Inquir'd Into (1722): Arse Musica; or, The Lady's Back Report to Don Fart-in-hand-o Puff-in dorst (1722); Monsieur Thing's Origin (1722); Serious and Cleanly Meditations upon a House of Office (1723); The Beau's Miscellany (1731); Spiritual Fornication. A Burlesque Poem (1732); The Harlot's Progress: or, The Humours of Drury-Lane (1732); Love in All Its Shapes: or, The Way of a Man with a Woman (1734); Pretty Doings in a Protestant Nation (1734); An Essay upon Improving and Adding, to the Strength of Great-Britain and Ireland, by Fornication (1735); A Genuine Epistle Written Some Time Since to the Late Famous Mother Lodge (1735) Volume 7 Kick Him Nan: or, A Poetical Description of a Wedding Night (1734); Kick Him Jenny, A Tale (1733; 1737); Drive on Coachman. An Humorous Tale (1739); A Merry Conversation Which Lately Pass'd between a Very Noted Quaker, and His Maid, upon a Very Merry Occasion (1739); The Cabinet of Love (1739); A Voyage to Lethe (1741); A Chinese Tale (1740); A Court Lady's Curiosity; or, The Virgin Undress'd (1741); A Spy on Mother Midnight: or, The Templar Metamorphos'd (1748); Adollizing: or, A Lively Picture of Adoll-Worship (1748) Volume 8 A Vindication of the Reformation, on Foot, among the Ladies, to Abolish Modesty and Chastity, and Restore the Native Simplicity of Going Naked (1755); Memoirs of the Voluptuous Conduct of the Capuchins (1755); Great News from Hell, or The Devil Foil'd by Bess Weatherby (1760); The Gentleman's Bottle-Companion (1768); An Eccentric Lecture on the Art of Propagating the Human Species (1783); A Private Advice (1783); An Heroic Epistle, from Sir Roger Sugar-Cane, Knt. and Bart. to Lady Maria C-n-y, Priestess Elect in the Cyprian Temple (1785?); Venus School-Mistress; or, Birchen Sports (1788?); The Description of a Bawdy-House (1800?) Volume 9 The Genuine History of Mrs. Sarah Prydden, Usually Called, Sally Salisbury, and Her Gallants (1723); Memoirs of Fanny Hill (1750); Engravings for Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, by Hubert-Francois Gravelot (1766) Volume 10 Tunbridge-Walks: or, The Yeoman of Kent (1703); The Women-Hater's Lamentation (1707); The He-Strumpets: A Satyr on the Sodomite-Club (1707; 1710); The Play of Sodom, A Tragedy (1707); A New Ballad. To the Tune of Fair Rosamond (1708); The Second Part, Of the London Clubs (1709); Love-Letters between a Certain Late Nobleman and the Famous Beau Wilson (1723); An Epistle from Signora F----a to a Lady (1727); Plain Reasons for the Growth of Sodomy, in England (1730?); College-Wit Sharpen'd; or, The Head of a House, with, A Sting in the Tail (1739); The Pretty Gentleman: or, Softness of Manners Vindicated (1747); A Letter to David Garrick, Esq. from William Kenrick, LL.D. (including Love in the Suds; A Town Eclogue) (1772); Sodom and Onan. A Satire (1776); A Sapphick Epistle, from Jack Cavendish to the Honourable and Most Beautiful Mrs. D**** (1778?)show more

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'[The editors] do a superb job, and the collection is essential for anyone studying the history of sexuality or low culture. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate and above.'- J T Lynch, CHOICEshow more

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